Allstar Weekend, One Direction, and Boy Band Mania

Boy band mania has returned! As the Washington Post and others have noted, we seem to be entering a new phase of boy band dominance. Every few years the music industry produces bands made up of winsome young lads who appeal to teenage girls–decades ago it was  the Monkeys, more recently it was ‘N Sync … Continued

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The Daily Pop Culture Scene

The Pop Cultural Tastes of Dictators–The New Republic “To Be a Fashion Designer, You Must Give Up Your Brain”–New Yorker The History of Alcoholism on TV–Atlantic Words Describing Women & Man Parts Rising on TV–LAT Backstage at SNL’s Corporate Counterculture–Ed Driscoll Are Boy Bands Back?–Huffington Post The Scoop on Mad Men‘s Boozy Premiere Party–The Daily … Continued